91 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / As a Climax
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Arthur H. Buckley The Four Bandits Experiment No. 43 - Jacks are produced, inserted in middle and come to top, deck is separated in reds and blacks
1946 Card Control 213
Paul LePaul Color Segregation
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 169
Edward Marlo 76-76-67-67 no selection, using faro shuffle, with variation that ends in red-black separated deck
Related toVariations 1958 Faro Notes 29
Walter Rollins The Time Machine time machine themed routine
  • small deck changes into large one (Micro Macro)
  • red and blacks separate
  • burnt matches
  • torn and restored bills
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 37
Edward Marlo Follow Up red black separation of deck
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 4
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge red-black separation after riffle shuffle with location combo, gilbreath
1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 21
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to 1971 More Faro Fantasy 16
Ron Ferris Dynamite with red black separation climax
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 23
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Deal Jog red/black separation except named quartet (aka "The Great Divide")
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 The Great Divide 1
Roy Walton Isolator card selected, cards dealt in two piles by spectator, colors separated except selection, faro
Variations 1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 175
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Gene Finnell Strictly to Enhance Your Imagination Aces lost and found, then two selections found and deck separated into reds and blacks, faro
Related to 1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 36
Al Stevenson, Stewart Judah Stripper Deck Location Color separation with two selections
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part One 30
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack
Feb. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 366
Brother John Hamman 2 Shuffles Harry red black kicker
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 85
Jon Racherbaumer Push-thru Failure Triumphs
1978 Arch Triumphs 29
Father Cyprian The Spectrum Effect two card prediction from half the deck, all other cards red
Inspired by
  • "Colorincidentally" (Tony Chaudhuri, "Bedazzled!", 1977, p. 31)
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1085
Stewart Judah Rot-Schwarz-Stripper-Kartenfinden Color separation with two selections
Also published here 1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 105
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Triple Triumph red black kicker and four king production
Related to June 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 207
Stephen Minch San-Sub
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 572
Don England Very Simple R/B Triumph red-black separation climax
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 21
Ron Ferris, Harry Lorayne Firestorm Two top cards of freely cut to packets are divined, one ahead, red black separation kicker
1982 Best of Friends 513
Ian Land Getting Lost in the Shuffle Hofzinser Ace Trick combined with Triumph, optional red black separation climax
Aug. 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 5) 1044
Richard Kaufman Every Everywhere two selections, each appears "on top, bottom, in center", red-black kicker
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 95
Ken De Courcy Any Which Way Slop shuffle triumph, deck is shown to fix themselves, red-black separation, except for four reversed Aces, cards are separated during slop shuffle
1983 Four Ace Intro's 16
Bill Kalush Trapped Triumph combination of Triumph and Sandwich effect, deck in order with card in correct position, with variations
Related to 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 28
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Ron Ferris "X To See"
Inspired byVariations Dec. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1151
Brother John Hamman New Shuffles Harry starting with shuffled deck
Related to 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 362
Leslie A. LeViness Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1259
Lennart Green Presentation of a simple Camouflage Trick trick during which 1-2-Separation is executed, selection ends up in half of opposite color
1989 1-2 Separation 5
Lennart Green Four Aces Red/Black aces end up in half of opposite color, 1-2-Separation
1989 1-2 Separation 6
Brother John Hamman Two-Shuffles Harry begins with shuffled deck
Related toAlso published here 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 87
Brother John Hamman The Pesky Card triumph with red-black kicker and selection to pocket finale
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 89
Edward Marlo Magnetic Ace & Color Separation aces stay on top even though faro shuffled into deck, deck is shuffled into red-black separation
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 15
Karl Fulves Hideout selection vanishes from packet, the reappears again
1991 28 Card Tricks 38
T. Page Wright The Red and the Black card selected, deck shuffled and returned, deck shown shuffled, then top half shown from one color except selection
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 183
Karl Fulves Second Approach Miraskill-type effect, but repeat has different outcome with same make-up of cards
Inspired byRelated to 1992 Deceptive Practices 51
Aldo Colombini Crazy Horse two cards chosen from twenty-card packet, two packets eventually formed, one all red with black selection and vice versa
Inspired by
  • Ron Ferris
Also published here
  • Spaghetti Magic lecture notes
1992 Profile (Issue 11) 1
Ron Ferris Kr-Ace-Y Kolors in a course of a strange 4 ace effect
Variations Feb. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 2) 2175
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Aug. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2255
Peter Duffie Everything under Control color separation climax
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 17) 6
Unknown Red and Black Flourish cards openly separated, are shuffled, still shown separated, also as two card location
1994 More Greater Magic 1125
Jack Carpenter Red/Black Rollover
Inspired by 1994 Castle Collection 5
Peter Duffie Divisory Capacity
Inspired byVariations 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 69
Lennart Green Finding a Chosen Card selection is in half of opposite color, application of GAS
1995 The Green Angle Separation 12
Lennart Green Production of the 4 Aces Aces appear in halves of opposite color, application of GAS
1995 The Green Angle Separation 13
John Scarne, Bill Simon, Karl Fulves True Colors No. 2, cards shuffled face-up/face-down, all of one color face-up, except two selections
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 3
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part!
Oct. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 10) 2703
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819
Jan. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2737
Larry Jennings Red/Black Shuffle Revelation red/black kicker
Inspired by
  • a trick of Milt Kort's
1997 Jennings '67 113
Peter Duffie The Master Cards Spectator and magician each have five cards, card selected in each packet, packets combined and re-dealt; each packet is now four of same color and one of the other color, odd card out is the selection
Inspired by
  • "The PallaD Principle" (Peter Duffie, Cards in Principle)
1997 Effortless Card Magic 30
Peter Duffie Divided We Lie Lie Detector with two selections in two piles, kicker where selection is different color from rest of the packet
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 48
Peter Duffie Remembrance Remember and Forget, with color separation as a surprise ending
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 132
Joshua Jay That's The Hard Part Find two four of a kinds, and deck separates into red-black
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 26
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color.
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 76
Doug Conn Long Distance Call to the Colors with full deck separation climax
1999 Tricks of my Trade 90
Lee Asher Not Impressive divided deck
2001 Hand Jobs 15
Harry Lorayne The Great Divide named quartet removed, it is used to separate deck into colors, updated handling
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 579
Harry Lorayne Special Bonus Rising Crime assembly with Jacks, then Aces show up and deck is separated in reds and blacks
Variations 2001 Personal Collection 609
Brother John Hamman Alternating Triplet three-phase card location with red-black separation climax
Feb. 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2) 40
Wolfgang Moser Öl & Wasser 3&3, deck separation kicker
Inspired by 2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 131
Terry LaGerould Unforgettable Triumph with red/black separation climax
2001 Pasteboard Presentations II 31
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 158
Karl Fulves Thots Intersect signed selection lost, two other cards chosen and lost, one half put in left and one in right jacket pocket, performer removes the two later selections from pocket, then two mates named by performer, one half removed, they turn out to be all black cards except signed selection that is between named mates
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 10) 199
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Anti-Matter two cards chosen from two halves come together, open push-through, reds and blacks separate
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 13
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Anti-Matter Revisited two cards transpose in push-through failure, colors separate
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 14
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Odd Men Out two cards chosen, they turn to be odd-backed cards in color-separated deck
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 101
Eric Mead 3 Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Also published here 2003 Collexion 21
James Swain Shuffle Tracking
  • The Card Expert
Combination Aces with red-black separation climax
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4) 32
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Moving Colors packet, two selections (one red, one black) end up in odd-colored pile, pseudo-CATO
2004 Diamonds from Coal 93
James Swain Shuffle Tracking
  • The Card Expert
Combination Aces with red-black separation climax
Also published here May 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 5) 32
Eric Mead Three-Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 65
Harry Lorayne Simplified Swain, Plus Aces lost and found with free-cut principle, colors separated, two selections found
Inspired byAlso published here July 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 7) 24
Harry Lorayne Simplified Swain, Plus Aces lost and found with free-cut principle, colors separated, two selections found
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 442
Nick Trost Shuffle Tracking the Aces Aces lost, then found with counting procedure and dice, deck separated in suits
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 376
Jeff Pierce, Ryan Schlutz The Untouchables
  • number of reds in one pile equals blacks in other pile
  • small packet OOTW with two spectators
  • two-card location with red black separation of packet
Inspired by 2011 Making the Cut 119
Karl Fulves Triptych two cards chosen, two piles dealt and performer reads out loud all the cards, spectators name the piles with their selections, performer divines cards, they transpose into other pile and are only odd-backed ones
Inspired byRelated to 2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 603
Karl Fulves Free Mix position of Joker predicted even though spectator influenced the overhand shuffle, then Aces found, red/black separation retained
2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 64
Justin Higham Clairvoyant Detection Plus Colour Separation
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 20
Darwin Ortiz Rouge et Noir aces lost and found, then colors separate
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 157
Karl Fulves Star Brite spectator finds Aces (Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control) and separates cards in reds and blacks
Related to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 649
John Guastaferro Stock Exchange cuts to mix face-up/face-down by spectator, red-black-separation as finale
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 31
Harry Lorayne Color Gathering Plus assembly on packets with Jacks, then Aces show up and deck is separated in reds and blacks
Inspired by
  • "The Colorful Assembly, Spectator-Cuts-Aces, Trick" (Harry Lorayne, Classic Collection Vol. 1, 2005)
  • Special Bonus (Harry Lorayne, 2001)
2015 JawDroppers! 108
Harry Lorayne 8451 Plus stacking to formula, red-black separation kicker
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 169
Nathan Colwell Pseudo Riffle Stacking Pseudo riffle stacking demo, with deck separated into red/black as kicker
2017 A New Angle 53
Harry Lorayne Simplified Swain, Plus Aces lost and found with free-cut principle, colors separated, two selections found
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 JawDroppers! Two 126
Andi Gladwin Red/Black to the Future
Inspired by 2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 159